The 6th annual Manhattanville College Sports Business Career Fair(www.mville.edu/sportscareerfair) will be held at Reid Castle on the Manhattanville College campus on Friday, November 22nd from 10AM-2PM. This annual event is developed by the Manhattanville Sport Business Management Master’s Degree Program, and is being offered to anyone interested in pursuing a career in the $500 billion sport business industry. Attendance is free.
Hiring managers from major sports organizations, including the U.S. Tennis Association, ESPN, WFAN, Major League Soccer, several professional teams and numerous boutique companies in the industry will be present. This year’s guest speaker is Jerry Cifarelli, the Founder and President of ANC Sports. ANC is considered the industry leader in team and venue services, providing integrated signage, design, and marketing solutions for sports and commercial facilities, such as the Dallas Cowboys massive video board (which weighs 1.2 million pounds and the video screen spans 25,670 square feet). Cifarelli joins a star studded group that has spoken over the years at the event including Super Bowl, team and league executives such asBrandon Steiner, (Steiner Sports) Ross Greenburg (President, HBO Sports), Renie Anderson (VP, Marketing NFL) and Rob Manfred (MLB) to name a few.
“We are pleased and proud to continue to offer this event as an outgrowth of our thriving Sport Business Management program at Manhattanville College,” said Dave Torromeo the Director of the Sport Business Management program. “Based on the sport business curriculum we have developed, our convenient location, and relationships with the sports business leaders, hosting events like this is natural. Offering these events provides an invaluable tool for the industry, and for students interested in a career in sports, which is a competitive, dynamic and growing market.”
For more information about the Career Fair, contact Dave Torromeo.
About the Manhattanville College Sport Business Management Degree Program
Manhattanville is the only college in the Westchester/Fairfield County area to offer a fully accredited Masters Degree in Sport Business Management, and continues to generate interest and media coverage for its unique class offerings and adjunct faculty, featuring leaders in the sport business industry. Manhattanville offers the 36 credit program during convenient evening classes at their conveniently located campus in the heart of Westchester County, less than 30 miles from NYC. Manhattanville SBM Alumni can be found in all areas of the sports industry including teams, leagues, agencies, Olympics and collegiate athletics.
An outstanding adjunct faculty roster includes former PepsiCo Division President and author Vince Gennaro, who teaches a course entitled The Business of Baseball, and featured in Forbes, CNBC, Journal News and Yahoo Sports. Gennaro is the author of Diamond Dollars and is a consultant to MLB teams. Other adjuncts at Manhattanville include sports agents and team and league executives.